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CYPRUS IS OPEN: Cyprus re-opened for tourism on 1 March 2021.
The Cyprus Flight Pass is a travel document required by all tourists traveling to Cyprus. It will enable the authorities to contact anyone who enters the country if they are exposed to COVID-19. The Cyprus Flight Pass does not replace a visa in any way, it is personal and non-transferable.
WHO CAN ENTER CYPRUS WITH THIS DOCUMENT
All tourists traveling to Cyprus must fill out a Cyprus Flight Pass to enter the country. There are no restrictions on entry for travelers from any country, provided passengers can provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of arrival.
OBTAIN THE CYPRUS FLIGHT PASS
To get the Cyprus Flight Pass you’ll have to provide information about yourself and your flight. Be advised that if you don’t have an air ticket, you will not be able to fill in the form yet. To enter the country, all travelers must display a negative PCR test result. See FAQs below for full details on entry requirements.
DISPLAY THE DOCUMENT
Once you fill out your application, we will deliver this document to your email address before your trip. This way, you’ll only have to display it to the immigration authorities when you get to the airport.
ABOUT COVID-19 SELF-TESTING
Don't waste vacation time searching for a COVID-19 test center. Even if you don't need to take a test to enter Cyprus, you will need a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the US. Simplify testing by ordering the eMed self-testing COVID-19 kit online. Pack the test in your suitcase and self-test no more than 3 days prior to your flight back to the US. Check the FAQs to learn more about our trusted testing partner.
Required Documents to Apply
Passport Personal Details Scan
Negative pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test result (if applicable)
Medical proof of COVID-19 vaccination (if applicable)
Viena Convention (if applicable)
US RESIDENTS ONLY: To return to the US you’ll need to take a COVID-19 test the day before your entry date. Don’t waste time looking for a test lab in Cyprus. Simplify travel with the purchase of an eMed test kit. Order yours now and pack it in your luggage. Then follow the Certified Guide’s online instructions to take the mandatory test 24 hours before your journey back to the US.
The Cyprus Flight Pass is part of the required documentation you will need to enter Cyprus, it DOES NOT replace a visa. If your country requires a visa, the immigration officers will ask for your visa when you enter Cyprus. Keep in mind some nationalities will require a paper visa. If that is the case, we suggest you contact the local embassy.
You are required to print and carry the Cyprus Flight Pass with you, as you will be required to present it at the point of entry.
The Cyprus Flight Pass must be filled in within 24 hours before the commencement of your travel from the country of origin to the Republic of Cyprus (either direct flight or via intermediate countries).
Quarantine requirements vary depending on the classification of the country you're traveling from (green, orange, red, or gray). Take a look at the FAQs below to find out more.
All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of departure to Cyprus. See the testing and quarantine FAQs below for full details of requirements.
Approved vaccines are Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, or Sinovac.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Which risk category is my country?
Last Updated: 12/28/21
Green Category countries are Indonesia, Kuwait, Bahrein, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia.
Orange Category countries are Greece, Romania, Australia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Israel, Qatar, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), Colombia, Uruguay, Rwanda.
Red Category countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Finland, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City, San Marino, Switzerland, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Egypt, Argentina, Armenia, Georgia, United States of America, United Kingdom, Jordan, Canada, Belarus, Lebanon, South Korea, Oman, Ukraine, Peru, Russia, Serbia, Chile.
Grey Category countries are those not mentioned in the green, orange or red categories.
Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Cyprus?
No, you don't. COVID-19 vaccination certificates are not mandatory to enter Cyprus.
Now if you are a vaccine certificate holder, you won't need to quarantine. However you'll need a certificate issued by one the following states: EU Member States, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Canada, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates the United Kingdom, the United States or China.
Accepted vaccines are Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, or Sinovac.
You are considered vaccinated if all doses of a vaccine against SARS-Cov-2 have been administered for vaccines that are administered in two doses, and for the Janssen vaccine 14 days must have elapsed between the administration of the vaccine and the date of travel.
Do I need to take a COVID test before traveling to Cyprus?
- COVID test prior to arrival: PCR within 72 hours.
- COVID test on arrival: All travelers must undergo a PCR test on arrival (€15 - €19)
- COVID test after arrival: UK travelers who test negative on arrival must undergo free antigen testing 72 hours after arrival by showing a boarding card at a mobile testing unit
- COVID test exemptions: Children under 12.
Why buy a COVID-19 self-testing kit? (US residents only)
The eMed self-test COVID-19 kit includes 6 rapid antigen tests that meet major US airline's entry requirements- perfect for travelers on round-trip journeys from the United States!
Order your test kit before your trip and it will be delivered to your home address for easy testing, anywhere, anytime. The Certified Guide will help you get results in 15 minutes on the NAVICA app. Get the eMed self-test COVID-19 kit for $150- that’s only $25 per test.
Do I need to quarantine when I arrive in Cyprus?
- Quarantine requirements: 14 days for unvaccinated arrivals from grey countries only
- Quarantine testing: Day 7 to end quarantine early.
Quarantine exemption: Fully vaccinated travelers and arrivals from green, orange and red countries.
Instructions for UK arrivals:
- Quarantine prior to arrival: UK arrivals must self-isolate until they receive negative results in pre-departure PCR test and PCR test on arrival.
Is it mandatory for me to get one if I’m visiting Cyprus?
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How much is the Cyprus Flight Pass?
- Standard Processing Time: 24 hours - USD 20.00
- Rush Processing Time: 8 hours - USD 35.00
- Super Rush Processing Time: 4 hours - USD 60.00
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Learn more about Cyprus tourism
Where can I read more?
- Cyprus Vaccination Requirements: Do I need a vaccine to travel to Cyprus?
- How citizens of the United Kingdom can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- How citizens of Switzerland can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- How citizens of Poland can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- How citizens of Sweden can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- How citizens of Greece can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- How citizens of Germany can enter Cyprus during Coronavirus
- Cyprus Airport Covid-19 test
- Cyprus rules for travel during Covid-19
- Cyprus list of countries Covid-19
- Cyprus Flight Pass sample
- Which COVID-19 vaccines are approved for travel for Cyprus (July 2021)
- Cyprus Digital COVID Certificate: All You Need to Know
- Vaccination Passport Cyprus
- Cyprus visa policy